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Christopher Valen—The Darkness Hunter

About the Book: 

When St. Paul Homicide Detective John Santana is assigned a cold case involving the murder of an environmental engineer, he begins to see connections to another case he once investigated––the murder of a young Native American woman. 

But in seeking justice for the victims, it soon becomes clear that someone wants to keep their deaths buried, someone very cunning . . . and very deadly. In his quest to hunt down the killer before he strikes again, Santana must deal with his own darkness and a conspiracy that threatens his life––and the life of the woman he loves.

About the Author: 

Christopher Valen is the author of five previous works of fiction featuring Colombian-born St. Paul Homicide Detective John Santana, White Tombs, 2008, The Black Minute, 2009, (reprinted, 2012) Bad Weeds Never Die, 2011, Bone Shadows, 2012, and Death's Way, 2014. Christopher is a graduate of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Citizen Academy and has many contacts and resources in the law enforcement community. He lives in Minnesota with his Colombian-born wife, Martha, and travels frequently to Colombia.